Getting Your Hair Winter Ready – Bob + Paige Salon
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Getting Your Hair Winter Ready

If you think your bad hair days are due to that cute winter hat you pull down over your ears every morning think again. Old man winter is just as hard on your hair as it is on your skin. Get ready for the cold with these hair prep tips to keep your hair tame through the winter months:

Dreadfully Dry

That fly away winter hair occurs due to the drying effects of the cold weather. Keep your hair moisturized with a nourishing hair mask once a week to avoid brittleness. In fact, you may have to rethink your entire hair care regime. At Bob + Paige, a hair salon Toronto women depend on for advice that can help you pick winter appropriate hair products for your particular hair type. Your hair needs to adapt to the changing weather. Avoiding products with glycerin will help keep your products from leeching much needed moisture from your hair. In many cases this will mean lightening up the formulas you use or selecting products containing healthful aloe vera. A Bob + Paige professional hair stylist can help you choose the perfect products that will moisturize without weighing your hair down.

Trim and Protect

The winter demands regular trims to keep split ends at bay. Schedule regular monthly trims at Bob + Paige hair salon Toronto so you can keep your hair under control. In the summer you can give your hair a break and let it air dry on the way to work. However when the temperature drops below zero going outside with wet hair is not an option. That means more heat from blow drying, curling irons and flattening irons will be putting stress on your hair. It is very important to protect your hair with products designed for heat styling protection to avoid heat damage.

Lock it Down

Find a high quality product to help keep your style intact despite the blustery winds of winter. It’s also a good idea to keep a travel size hair spray in your purse to tame and control throughout the day as well. The winter can also bear down on your colour and cause it to become dull and faded. Using a good colour shampoo and conditioner will help keep your colour true and vibrant. You can also use leave-in conditioners to lock in moisture. As for that hat of yours - replace it with a satin lined knit cap to keep your head warm and your hair static-free.